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A photo of a woman looking at a painting of a dog inside a gallery

Curator's Choice: Jo Hatton chooses a taxidermy toy terrier at London's Horniman Museum

Jo Hatton, Keeper of Natural History at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in London, on a taxidermy toy terrier in an exhibition curated by artist Mark Fairnington, opening this weekend.

A photo of a 15th century

Curators find faint ancient writing on back of "recycled" medieval Judas painting covered in dirt and faeces

A rare surviving church painting from the medieval period, conserved by the Fitzwilliam Museum after arriving covered in dirt, varnish and faeces, could have listed the ten commandments on its reverse.

a painting of a golden sunset falling behind a green vale of gently undulating hills

Observing the Weather: The Lightbox to explore John Constable and the science of clouds

John Constable's scientific approach to capturing the effect of changing weather conditions on landscapes is to be explored in a new exhibition at The Lightbox in Woking opening February 2016.

A photo of a Gilbert and George artwork showing a man's face beneath news slogans

"Giving needs to be encouraged": Major dealers' donation to Whitworth aims to fly flag for non-London museums

A pair of art dealers who have donated six key pieces of art to Manchester's Whitworth say their aim is to redress the balance of "quality and scope" between museums in London and elsewhere across......

A photo of a piece of graffiti artwork showing two boys and the words we are what you make

Victoria Beckham's Barbed Wire Love painting goes on public display in Brangelina artist's Bournemouth show

Dom Pattinson - artist to Brangelina, Victoria Beckham and AFC Bournemouth - presents a solo exhibition with a sprinkle of celebrity stardust at Bournemouth's Westover Gallery.

A photo of a dark ink scribble on a sheet of light brown paper

Archive containing Lucian Freud's childhood drawings kept by mother to go on public show at National Portrait Gallery

Studies of some of Lucian Freud's most important artworks could go on public display next summer after being allocated to London's National Portrait Gallery.

a drawing of a small face in the folds of a gown held by larger hands

The Drawing Year: The Royal Drawing School postgraduate exhibition

A selection of drawings from the Royal Drawing School’s postgraduate programme, The Drawing Year 2014–15.

Exquisite 19th century sun prints illuminate the Horniman's Natural History Gallery

Artist Edward Chell, whose work features in the new exhibition at the Horniman museum, on early Cabinets of Curiosities, 19th century herbariums and present-day extinctions.

A photo of an oil painting by El Greco showing Jesus Christ on the crucifixion cross

£5.5 million new institute for Spanish art in Bishop Auckland to "stand up against any museum in world"

Curators say a new £5.5 million institute of Spanish and Hispanic Art in County Durham, planned as part of the restoration of Auckland Castle. will "stand up against any museum in the world".

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